Sunday, February 28, 2021

Ukraine | ALEKSEEV - "Skvoz' son"

BRAND NEW

Ukrainian singer ALEKSEEV is back with us! He has recently released "Skvoz' son", a contemporary ballad with a lovely classical instrumentation that talks about the power of dreams and their impact on real life.

Norway | KEiiNO - "Monument"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian band KEiiNO returned to Melodi Grand Prix this year with a thrilling new song. We're talking about "Monument", a track that plays with pop, ethnic and rap sounds and that shows how much the music of the trio has evolved since it was formed.

Iceland | Jón Jónsson feat. GDRN - "Ef ástin er hrein"

RECENT

Icelandic singer Jón Jónsson has recently teamed up with GDRN (Guðrún Ýr Eyfjörð Jóhannesdóttir, from Reykjavík) in a lovely single. "Ef ástin er hrein" brings a jazz-infused pop that creates a beautiful atmosphere!

Germany | Roosevelt - "Lovers"

BRAND NEW

Time to check up on German singer Roosevelt! He is back with a glorious take on retro Brit-inspired pop-rock. "Lovers" sounds like a perfect track when you need a shot of energy and good vibes! The song will be included in his upcoming album "Polydans".

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Spain | Javy Ramírez - "Tu nombre"

SONG OF THE WEEK

Javy Ramírez is quickly becoming one of our favorite names in the Spanish music scene. And his most recent single will show you why: "Tu nombre" is a fantastic love song with an inspiring instrumentation that leads to a powerful rock track. Javy wrote the song while taking part of Operación Triunfo, inspired by the thoughts of his girlfriend. It's our song of the week!

Turkey | Dolu Kadehi Ters Tut - "Islansın"

BRAND NEW

Dolu Kadehi Ters Tut are a Turkish duo formed in Istanbul by Uğurhan Özay and Mürsel Oğulcan Ava. Their career spans three studio albums and many singles, of which "Islansın" is the latest. This song brings a contemporary take on the alternative rock genre, complete with synth beats and a really different sound from what we're used to coming from Turkey.

Italy | Emanuele Aloia - "L'urlo di Munch"

BRAND NEW

A new talent is rising in Italy! We're talking about Emanuele Aloia, a singer born in Turin in 1998 and who has caught our attention with his unique take on music. Have a sample at his talents in "L'urlo di Munch": he mixes classic Italian pop with contemporary sounds, creating a beat that we hardly meet in the country.

Norway | Raylee - "Hero"

RECENT

Charlotte Kristiansen is the real name of Raylee, a singer, dancer and actress born in Arendal, Norway, in 1997. She's been steadily developing her career, having released several singles since 2009, and she reached a wider audience last year after her participation in Melodi Grand Prix with "Wild". She returned to the competition this year with "Hero", a song that is full of '80s sounds and references and that she delivers with unique mastery. You can see her performing the song live here.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Poland | Cleo - "Kocham"

BRAND NEW

Polish diva Cleo returns to our site to share her most recent single. "Kocham" is a jazzy mix of pop that talks about how love feels like eating sweets. This concept is further explored in the video, which features several famous people from the world of YouTube and Instagram (such as Roksana Węgiel).

Finland | Aksel Kankaanranta - "Hurt"

RECENT

Aksel Kankaanranta returned to the Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun stage this year with another intimate ballad. "Hurt" brings soft verses and a growing melody helps Aksel show the amazing range of his voice. You can check his live performance for the song here.

Spain | Álvaro de Luna - "Quiero"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer Álvaro de Luna is back with us! He's just released a new single, entitled "Quiero". The song is a classic Spanish pop about the search for love and being loved, which is taken to the next level by Álvaro's raspy voice.

Austria | Onk Lou - "Like 16"

RECENT

We remeet Austrian singer Onk Lou! His unique take on pop-rock captivated us in "Like 16", a song that also icnorporates retro elements to convey a very catchy track. The single is included in Onk's latest album, "Quarterlife".

Updated on April 11th, 2021, with the official video.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Norway | Jorn - "Faith bloody faith"

RECENT

Jørn Lande was born in Rjukan, Norway, in 1968. He has built a career as one of the most prominent names in the rock industry worldwide, being part of projects with other musicians and also releasing nine studio albums on his own. He has recently taken part of Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian National Final for Eurovision, with the song "Faith bloody faith", an electrifying sample of his music. The track incorporates Oriental sounds and a blasting chorus!

Croatia | Tedi Grubica - "Ne vjerujem da postojiš"

RECENT

Tedi Grubica is a talented singer hailing from Poreč, Croatia. He has recently released a very sweet track: "Ne vjerujem da postojiš" is a classic ballad that shows off his impressive vocal power!

Slovakia | King Shaolin - "Jivin'"

BRAND NEW

Time to check up on Slovak band King Shaolin! They have recently released a new single, entitled "Jivin'". The track is an exciting mix of retro pop with a very groovy base. The song talks about passion and uncontrollably strong chemical attraction.

Switzerland | Ana Whiterose - "Breaking"

RECENT

Ana Whiterose is becoming one of the hottest acts coming from Switzerland. She has recently released another single, entitled "Breaking". It is a smooth mix of urban, R&B and pop sounds that will melt in your ears!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Finland | Ilta - "Kelle mä soitan"

RECENT

Ilta was one of the names who graced the stage of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun (the Finnish National Final for Eurovision). She finished third in the competition with the song "Kelle mä soitan", a potent ballad with a beautiful instrumentation that shows what a great performer Ilta is. You can check her live presentation here.

Belgium | Frantzis - "If you were here"

BRAND NEW

We remeet Belgian singer Frantzis with his most recent single. We're talking about "If you were here", an emotional ballad that explores synth sounds to talk about the death of a parent and the doubts it brings forth.

Russia | Vintage feat. Red Max - "S zamiraniyem serdtsa"

BRAND NEW

Russian supergroup Vintage is finally back! After some years of a hiatus, they returned with a new single. "S zamiraniyem serdtsa" (which features Russian DJ and producer Red Max) brings the best from Eastern-flavored pop mixed with a super danceable beat.

Norway | Stina Talling - "Elevate"

RECENT

Stina Talling is a young artist born in Bergen, Norway, in 2003. She found fame in Youtube, where she became a prominent name within the Norwegian online community. She launched her music career in 2019, and this year she was part of Melodi Grand Prix with the song "Elevate". The single is an ethereal ballad that shows Stina's soft vocals and unveils how great a future in music awaits for her!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Germany | Madeline Juno - "Lass mich los"

BRAND NEW

Madeline Juno is back with us to share her most recent single. "Lass mich los", which Madeline herself described as one of her favorite songs he's ever written, has a sweet pop melody full and a silky, synth-inspired chorus.

Finland | Oskr - "Lie"

RECENT

Oskari Ruohonen is the real name of Oskr, a singer and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Turku, Finland. He has recently taken part of the local National Final for Eurovision with the song "Lie", a heart-warming, piano-led ballad that lets Oskr explore his feelings and deliver an emotional interpretation. You can check his live performance here.

Hungary | Előd Császár feat. Begi Lotfi and Nika - "Tiltott szerelem"

BRAND NEW

Előd Császár (who is also known as Shane 54) is a singer and DJ born in Budapest in 1973. He has recently teamed up with Begi Lotfi (from Compact Disco) and Nika (Monika Veres, also from Budapest) to release the single "Tiltott szerelem", a celebration of retro sounds with a unique Hungarian take.

Netherlands | Julian Cross feat. Leona Griffin - "Strangers"

BRAND NEW

Julian Cross is a young DJ and producer hailing from Amsterdam. He has recently teamed up with Norwegian singer Leona Griffin (hailing from the municipality of Nes, near Oslo) in the exciting single "Strangers". The song features contagious electronic beats wrapped up with Leona's silky vocals.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Estonia | Laura - "Play"

RECENT

Estonian diva Laura crossed the border to take part of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun, the Finnish selection for Eurovision. She competed with the song "Play", a soft pop with country influences, a sweet melody and poignant lyrics. You can see her live performance here.

Czech Republic | Benny Cristo - "Omaga"

BRAND NEW

Many artists from the cancelled 2020 Eurovision Song Contest are returning this year. Among them is Czech singer Benny Cristo, who has recently revealed his 2021 song! "Omaga" is a groovy track that plays with retro, modern and urban elements to create a unique sound.

Lithuania | The Roop - "Discotheque"

BRAND NEW

As happened last year, The Roop have won Pabandom iš naujo, the Lithuanian National Final for the Eurovision Song Contest, and thus will be representing their country in Rotterdam. Their song, "Discotheque", brings another edgy take on current pop. We bet you won't be able to take the chorus out of your head! You can check their live performance here.

Finland | Blind Channel - "Dark side"

RECENT

Finland goes rock for Eurovision! Blind Channel has recently won this year's Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun with the song "Dark side", an explosive mix of rock that plays with heavier and softer approaches to the genre, creating a very entertaining track. You can see their powerful live performance here.

Spain | Blas Cantó - "Voy a quedarme"

BRAND NEW

After the cancellation of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, Blas Cantó was almost automatically confirmed as a returning artist to represent his country in the 2021 edition of the competition. And he has just selected his new entry! In a special show that featured two tracks, "Voy a quedarme" won the ticket to Rotterdam over "Memoria". The winning song is an emotional ballad with contemporary elements that lets Blas's impressive voice shine through.

Updated on March 14th, 2021, with the official video.

Croatia | Albina - "Tick-tock"

BRAND NEW

Albina has just won Dora, the Croatian National Final for the Eurovision Song Contest. She will represent her country in Rotterdam with the catchy "Tick-tock", a song that incorporates current and retro sounds to create an explosive pop song! The song has a version in English (featured below) and in Croatian, and you can check the live performance here.

Norway | TIX - "Fallen angel"

BRAND NEW

TIX is the stage name of Andreas Haukeland, a singer, songwriter and producer born in 1993 in Bærum, Norway. He has been building a steady music career, with 15 of his singles reaching the top ten in local charts. He has recently won Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian National Final for Eurovision, with the song "Fallen angel". The track is an exciting pop ballad about unrequited love, and you can see its live performance here and the version in Norwegian, entitled "Ut av mørket", here.

Updated on March 16th, 2021, with the official lyrics video.

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Belarus | Alexander Rybak feat. Sirusho - "Stay"

BRAND NEW

Two huge stars got together to release a new single. We are talking about "Stay", by Alexander Rybak and Sirusho. It's a marvelous song, with a haunting ambience and great instrumentals. It explores the best of their talents, in a way that one helps the other reaching even more. We love it!

Greece | Giorgos Tsalikis - "Ftais"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! finally remeets Greek singer Giorgos Tsalikis. He has just released a new single, entitled "Ftais". It's a great Greek folk pop song! The melody is well-paced and absolutely irresistible.

United Kingdom | Dua Lipa - "We're good"

BRAND NEW

Dua Lipa has done it again! The British superstar has just released "We're good", and we have no doubt it's going to become a huge hit. It's an amazing piece of pop music! It has a melody that is highly captivating and addictive, from the very first second.

Malta | AIDAN - "Heart emoji"

BRAND NEW

Maltese singer AIDAN has finally released a new single. And we are very excited about it! "Heart emoji" is an easy-listening electropop song with a very catchy melody and a chrous that is quite memorable.

Slovenia | Gašper Rifelj - "Dan za metulje"

BRAND NEW

Slovene star Gašper Rifelj has just released a great new single. It's entitled "Dan za metulje". The song mixes folk and pop in a delightful manner. Gašper's wonderful voice completes it all to perfection. It's as enjoyable as a song could be!

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Serbia | Tijana Bogićević feat. Damir Kedzo - "Hram"

SONG OF THE WEEK

Tijana Bogićević and Damir Kedzo have gathered their talents in a mind-blowing single. "Hram" is a captivating ballad that blends an ethnic feeling but not in an obvious way, and lets the voices of the two singers shine through. We are completely addicted to it: it's our song of the week!

Greece | Kostas Martakis - "De mpori"

BRAND NEW

Kostas Martakis has just released a new single. And we are listening to it nonstop! "De mpori" is a song that offers an exciting mix of pop-rock sounds with Greek folk instrumentals. Kostas's voice fills it all with energy, making it all even greater. It's outstanding!

United Kingdom | Scouting for Girls - "I wish it was 1989"

BRAND NEW

It's time to have a lot of fun with Scouting for Girls' new single. It's "I wish it was 1989", track taken from their forthcoming album "Easy cover". It's a very entertaining pop-rock song, with amazing retro elements and references!

Hungary | Viki Békefi feat. YA OU - "Tűz"

BRAND NEW

Viktória "Viki" Békefi is a Hungarian singer who was born in Budapest in 1993. Feng Ya Ou Ferenc is YA OU, a Hungarian singer who was born in Győr in 1991. They were, respectively, the champion and the runner-up of the talent show Sztárban Sztár Leszek!. After the show, they started dating. And now, they have just released a single together. "Tűz" is a very cool mid-tempo pop song which gets to an even higher level by the combination of their voices.

Friday, February 19, 2021

Denmark | Kleo - "Broken hallelujah"

BRAND NEW

It's time to get to know a great new talent hailing from Denmark. It's Kleo, a singer and pianist from Copenhagen. Her music offers a unique hybrid universe, which combines Vedic astrology, piano, grunge and hyper-romantic love stories. The result could only be as special as her debut single, "Broken hallelujah", is: delicate yet impactful, sweet yet very strong.

Portugal | Zé Tó Lemos - "Alone"

BRAND NEW

Portuguese musician Zé Tó Lemos is about to release his debut album, "Sense of peace". And while we anxiously wait for its release, we were gifted with another single. "Alone" is a song with deep and motivating instrumentals. Time flies when listening to it, as we enter its journey without even noticing.

United Kingdom | Clean Bandit feat. iann dior - "Higher"

BRAND NEW

iann dior is a 21-year-old singer and rapper hailing from Puerto Rico. He has joined Clean Bandit to record and release "Higher". It's a modern electropop song with a fun melody and a very smooth chorus.

Belgium | Chapter Two - "Anybody out there"

RECENT

Belgian duo Chapter Two is back to our site. And they have an awesome new single on offer. It's "Anybody out there", a wonderful ballad, with an emotional melody and marvelous vocal performances by the boys.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Croatia | Vjeko - "Neka zvona zvone"

BRAND NEW

Croatian singer Vjeko has just released a new single. It's "Neka zvona zvone". The song is a very strong pop-rock, made with imposing instrumentals and an even more imposing vocal performance.

Iceland | VALDIS - "Piece of you"

BRAND NEW

VALDIS is an up-and-coming singer from Sauðárkrókur, Iceland. She started releasing her own music last year, and we now get to meet her in the catchy "Piece of you". The song is a fantastic piece of retro pop with a unique, funky bass base that will make you sway your body along.

Romania | Feli - "Bade, tu esti pui de drac"

BRAND NEW

Feli is back with us! She has just released a funky new single. "Bade, tu esti pui de drac" is a moving pop with an ethnic flare that talks about a love that lets you down and you want to keep away.

Norway | Una Sand - "Afford my love"

BRAND NEW

Una Sand is a Norwegian singer hailing from Oslo, who is going to blow your mind with her latest single. "Afford my love" is a fabulous piece of pop, synth and electronic beats that will give you royal early-2000s flashbacks. We can't have enough of it!

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Germany | Jupiter Jones - "Überall waren schatten"

BRAND NEW

Long time no see for Jupiter Jones! They are back with us to share their most recent single: "Überall waren schatten" is an exciting mix of pop and rock with an anthemic chorus and a compelling melody.

United Kingdom | Birdy - "Loneliness"

BRAND NEW

British singer Birdy is back with new music! She will release a new album, "Young heart", in April. And we're already getting to listen to singles taken from it. Such is the case of "Loneliness", a nostalgic take on downtempo pop with an ethereal feel that only Birdy could convey.

Sweden | LOVA - "Dance for the hell of it"

BRAND NEW

Lova Alvilde Sönnerbo was born in 1998 in Stockholm. She has been keen on music from an early age, and has thus far released several singles and two EPs. She is now promoting her debut album, "Grown-ish", with a fantastic single: "Dance for the hell of it" is a perfect blend of classic pop and a familiar retro ambience, which is enhanced by LOVA's amazing vocal interpretation.

Armenia | Mash Israelyan - "Arajin u verjin"

BRAND NEW

Mash Israelyan returns to Sounds European! with a chilling ballad. We're talking about "Arajin u verjin", a song that lets Mash showcase sweet and powerful vocals and also includes folkloric instruments to create a unique sound.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Finland | Elias Kaskinen - "Pelkään rakastaa sua"

RECENT

Finnish singer Elias Kaskinen is becoming one of the hottest names of pop in his country. His most recent single will show you why: "Pelkään rakastaa sua" has intense beats and includes urban sounds to create a totally engaging track.

Austria | OSKA - "Love you've lost"

RECENT

OSKA is an Austrian singer who grew up in a village in Lower Austria but has been developing her career in Vienna. We recently came across her single "Love you've lost", and we got enchanted by its nostalgic appeal. The song boasts delicately crafted melodies to bring deep emotions that will chill your skin.

United Kingdom | James Humphrys - "Three weeks"

BRAND NEW

British singer James Humphrys has just released a new single. We're talking about "Three weeks", an upbeat indie-inspired track in which James explores how the COVID lockdown has affected us.

About the track, he comments: "For me, much of the time I tried not to think about how rubbish it felt to feel so distant and disconnected, and for the most part I managed fine and tried to focus on the fact that this would not be forever; but ultimately, sometimes those thoughts felt pretty overwhelming. This song is me being honest about the situation".

Sweden | Andreas Moe - "Holding on"

BRAND NEW

It's time to check up on Andreas Moe! The Swedish singer returns to Sounds European! with his latest single, "Holding on". The track is a relaxed, guitar-driven pop with inspiring lyrics that talk about "trying to break free from the things we know are not good for us", as Andreas explains.

Monday, February 15, 2021

Malta | Amber - "Put away your money"

BRAND NEW

Maltese singer Amber returns to Sounds European! with a great new single. We're talking about "Put away your money", a cheerful pop track with empowering lyrics wrapped in an urban-feeling track. You will soon be hooked on it!

Iceland | Svala - "Þögnin"

BRAND NEW

Icelandic singer Svala returns to our site with a new single. She has just released "Þögnin", a haunting song that plays between pop and alternative sounds creating an ethereal melody.

Belgium | Emma Bale - "Mind games"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Belgian star Emma Bale. She has just released a new single, entitled "Mind games". It's a haunting pop song with a hypnotic ambience, sprinkled with groovy beats and a very cool chorus.

Portugal | Nuno Ribeiro feat. Ainoa Buitrago - "Por ti"

RECENT

Ainoa Buitrago is a Spanish singer, songwriter and musician from Madrid. She has just released a new single with Portuguese rising star Nuno Ribeiro. It's "Por ti", a sweet song with a delicate melody, followed by smooth and beautiful vocal performances.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Finland | Tomi Saario - "Someone like you"

BRAND NEW

Tomi Saario keeps consolidating as one of the top new acts in Finland. His most recent single will show you why: "Someone like you" is a relaxed pop with an international, minimalist sound that is perfect for any moment!

Updated on March 1st, 2021, with the official video.

Norway | Henrik Høven - "Sad boy (Get better!)"

BRAND NEW

Norwegian singer Henrik Høven is back to our site! He is promoting his latest two singles. One of them is the introspective "This is how I feel", and the other one is the catchy "Sad boy (Get better!)". Both songs show different, yet equally captivating, sides of pop.

Germany | DANNY - "Together"

BRAND NEW

Danny Latendorf is a 28-year-old singer born in Berlin but developing his career in Cologne. For the last months, he has been touring around the largest arenas in Germany, to showcase how the current COVID-19 situation has affected people who are involved in culture. That's how we land on his latest single, "Together", a song that talks about the relationships of this "new normal" and whose video shows a bit of this tour experience we were talking about.

France | Sia feat. David Guetta - "Floating through space"

BRAND NEW

After "Let's love", Sia and David Guetta are once again together for a single. Their new collaboration is "Floating through space". It's a highly entertaining electropop song with a chorus that is very effective and marking.

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Greece | Sakis Rouvas - "Yperanthropos"

SONG OF THE WEEK

Sakis Rouvas has a new single! The Greek artist returns to our site with "Yperanthropos", a classic ballad with an unmistakable ethnic feel and a chill-inducing chorus that shows he is a master of creating songs of the genre. We are totally hooked: it's our song of the week!

Spain | Lucia Gil - "Plástico"

BRAND NEW

Spanish rising star Lucia Gil has just released an outstanding new single. And we are completely addicted to it! "Plástico" is an imposing pop song with grandiose instrumentals and melody, which offer different layers of emotions and intensity. Lucia follows every single layer as she should, taking it all to an even higher level.

Latvia | Dana Sokolova - "Alym dymom"

BRAND NEW

It's finally time to remeet Latvian star Dana Sokolova. She has just released an awesome new single. It's "Alym dymom", a great pop-rock song with a strong, raw power in the instrumentals. They build an intense melody, which is the perfect set for Dana's voice to shine through.

Italy | Ligabue - "Mi ci pulisco il cuore"

BRAND NEW

Ligabue is back to show us his most recent single. We're talking about "Mi ci pulisco il cuore", an involving rock track with his raspy voice as a hook to wrap the whole thing together. The song is included in his latest album, "77 singoli + 7".

Friday, February 12, 2021

United Kingdom | Steps - "To the beat of my heart"

BRAND NEW

Every time Steps has a new single, we know we're bound to have a great time. And their latest one is no exception! "To the beat of my heart" is an empowering dance track which creates a very fun atmosphere. It's the perfect party starter! The song is included in the band's latest album, "What the future holds".

Sweden | Miss Li - "Sorry"

BRAND NEW

Long time no see for Miss Li! The Swedish singer returns to Sounds European! with her latest single. "Sorry" is an uplifting pop song that hooks you with its marking beats and the use of classical instruments in the chorus.

France | Léa Castel - "Amour à la haine"

BRAND NEW

French singer Léa Castel has just released a new single. And it's a great one! "Amour à la haine" is a piano-led song with a strong melody, and a perfectly fitting and outstanding vocal performance by Léa.

Bosnia and Herzegovina | Dino Merlin feat. Senidah - "Dođi"

RECENT

Two huge stars of the Balkans got together to release a marvelous new single. We are talking about Dino Merlin and Senidah, with "Dođi". It's an interesting folk song, with cool spices of electronic in the beats and a very haunting mood.

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Spain | Ruth Lorenzo - "Crisálida"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer Ruth Lorenzo returns to our site with a mind-blowing new single. "Crisálida" boasts a raw melody that fits perfectly with her powerful vocals, resulting in an emotional track.

Italy | Leonardo Lamacchia - "Il Natale e l'estate"

BRAND NEW

While still competing at Amici, Leonardo Lamacchia has shown us a new single. "Il Natale e l'estate" presents us with a different side of his music, this time delivering a classic ballad with a more contemporary feel.

Germany | Sacropolis - "The sinner"

BRAND NEW

With German and French roots, Sacropolis is a four-piece band hailing from Frankfurt, formed by Jean, Leon, Ben and Tom. Their most recent single is the captivating "The sinner", a song that shows an impressive mix of rock and pop with a super catchy melody.

Albania | Redina Trieshi - "Syn"

RECENT

A new name is rising in Albania! We're talking about Redina Trieshi, a singer and songwriter born in Lezhë in 1999 and who is developing her career in the United States. Her most recent single has become a huge hit in the region: "Syn" is a soft pop with urban influences that will put you to dance in no time.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Finland | Isac Elliot - "Waving at cars"

BRAND NEW

Finnish star Isac Elliot has just released a new single. And we just can't stop listening to it! "Waving at cars" is a smooth and well-paced pop song with a captivating melody and a very entertaining chorus.

Iceland | DAVID44 - "Understood"

BRAND NEW

Icelandic rising star DAVID44 is finally back with a new single! "Understood" is a fun, smooth pop song with great beats and a very enjoyable vibe. DAVID44's voice fills it all in a wonderful manner. It's a masterpiece of Nordic pop!

The song was made in collaboration with Caroline Ailin, who has worked with names such as Dua Lipa, Ellie Goulding, Zara Larsson and Katy Perry.

Sweden | Da Buzz - "Waiting for your love"

BRAND NEW

Da Buzz are a duo formed in Karlstad, Sweden, by Per Lidén and Annika Thörnquist. They were all the rage in the early 2000s, achieving great success in their country with their contagious take on Eurodance music. They are back to the music business after several years without a release with the single "Waiting for your love", a gem of the genre that made them huge. We dare you not to dance along!

Slovenia | Ana in Jernej - "Ljubezen daje moč"

RECENT

Ana in Jernej are a duo and couple from Slovenia, comprised of singer Ana and musician Jernej. Meet them with "Ljubezen daje moč", a sweet guitar-led pop-rock song with hints of country music in its mood and melody. The result is so delightful!

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

France | Barbara Pravi - "Voilà"

BRAND NEW

Barbara Pravi has recently won the ticket to represent her country at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with her latest single, "Voilà". The song brings all the elements of French chanson: an in-crescendo melody driven by classical instruments, a chill-inducing interpretation of emotional lyrics and an explosive last chorus. You can see the live presentation in the National Final here.

Italy | Takagi feat. Ketra, Marco Mengoni and Frah Quintale - "Venere e Marte"

BRAND NEW

Frah Quintale is the stage name of Francesco Servidei (Brescia, 1989), an Italian singer, songwriter and rapper. He has joined Takagi, Ketra and Marco Mengoni to release "Venere e Marte". It's a well-marked light electropop song with a catchy melody and a very strong chorus.

Germany | Lars Fiero - "Something beautiful"

BRAND NEW

It's time to get to know a great new talent coming from Germany. It's Lars Fiero, who has just released "Something beautiful". It's a very catchy song, with a captivating melody and a wonderful vocal performance. It shows a lot of Lars' talent as a complete artist!

Portugal | D.A.M.A feat. Carolina Deslandes - "Coisas normais"

RECENT

Two amazing Portuguese names have just released an equally amazing single together. It's "Coisas normais", by D.A.M.A and Carolina Deslandes. The song perfectly mixes the groove of D.A.M.A and the sweetness of Carolina, creating a wonderful result.

Updated on March 5th, 2021, with the official video.

Monday, February 08, 2021

Slovenia | Klara Jazbec - "Največ"

RECENT

We remeet Slovene singer Klara Jazbec with a great pop song. "Največ" has a catchy melody and a chorus that is quite marking, all highlighting her sweet voice.


Kosovo | Kida - "Drunk"

RECENT

Orhidea Latifi is Kida, a singer hailing from Rahovec, Kosovo. She is one of the most popular artists in the region, with her singles "Deja vu", "Tela" and "Pp" gathering more than 165 million plays on YouTube combined. Her latest single is "Drunk", a smooth and groovy pop song with great R&B influences.


Finland | Antti Ketonen - "Tähän matkaan tarvitaan kaksi"

BRAND NEW

Finnish artist Antti Ketonen has just released a new single. In "Tähän matkaan tarvitaan kaksi", he builds a beautifully orchestrated ballad that grows in the second chorus and wraps you in its melody.


Bulgaria | 4Magic - "Dai mi"

RECENT

It's time to check up on Bulgarian girlband 4Magic! They return with the groovy "Dai mi", a pop song with marking beats and a very inviting melody. You can also listen to the version in English by clicking here.

Albania | Alban Skenderaj - "Jolie"

BRAND NEW

Alban Skenderaj is living a very fruitful 2021! We remeet him with his latest single, "Jolie". It's a song that puts his talent into a Latin-infused melody that reminded us of some of the greatest French pop singles we're currently getting to listen.


Sunday, February 07, 2021

United Kingdom | James Smith - "My oh my"

BRAND NEW

British singer James Smith (who recently gave us a fantastic exclusive interview) is continuing his successful musical take off with the release of an exciting new single! "My oh my" is a powerful ballad with chill-inducing vocal arrangements. About the song, James says that it "is a song about loss, of any type really. I wanted to write something that wasn't too specific to my situation and felt simple but powerful; something that could stand as the voice of a lot of people".


Norway | Nightmåne - "Fall apart"

BRAND NEW

Nightmåne is an American-Norwegian duo formed by Anthony Starble and Sigurd Heimdal. Their music is a blend of electronic, synth and disco pop, all of which you can witness in "Fall apart". Their most recent single is an explosion of danceable rhythms!


Portugal | Amor Electro - "Furacão"

BRAND NEW

Amor Electro are back! The Portuguese ensemble returns to Sounds European! with the amazing "Furacão", an intense pop-rock song with a unique melody and a flawless vocal performance by Mariza. The result is amazing!


Poland | Daria Zawiałow - "Kaonashi"

BRAND NEW

Polish singer Daria Zawiałow jumps into the retro wave that international music is living with a unique twist. Her most recent single is entitled "Kaonashi", a song that mixes retro and alternative sounds to create a dreamy track.


Germany | Betterov - "Platz am fenster"

BRAND NEW

Betterov is a new name rising in the German music scene. Hailing from a small town near Eisenach, in Thuringia, his stage name is inspired in a Danish comedy series. His music is quite a blend of sounds, as we can hear in his single "Platz am fenster": indie, pop and rock combine with his deep voice to create a unique sound!


Saturday, February 06, 2021

Italy | Michele Bravi - "Mantieni il bacio"

SONG OF THE WEEK

A delicate yet strong melody can be filled in millions of ways, but few would be as awesome as the way Michele Bravi does. His latest single is "Mantieni il bacio", a heartwarming ballad to which he adds unique layers of emotions. We are totally fallen for it: it's our song of the week!


Cyprus | Mihalis Hatzigiannis - "Min argis"

RECENT

Long time no see for Cypriot singer Mihalis Hatzigiannis! He makes a stunning return to our site with "Min argis", a strong Greek folk pop song with intense beats and a great vocal chorus. The instrumentation will send chills down your spine!


United Kingdom | Sam And Sounds - "Silly"

BRAND NEW

Sam And Sounds is a 19-year-old London-born, Surrey-based indie artist. He gained popularity last year upon the release of his debut single "Do it all again", and is now ready to show us more of his music. His latest single is entitled "Silly", an instant mood lifter that will get you in the mood to dance!


Russia | Grigory Leps - "Ne tron'te dushu gryaznymi rukami"

RECENT

Russian star Grigory Leps has a new single to share! "Ne tron'te dushu gryaznymi rukami" is a cool pop-rock song with classy instrumentals which build a unique ambience.


Germany | Wincent Weiss - "Wer wenn nicht wir"

BRAND NEW

German singer Wincent Weiss is back to show us his latest single. We're talking about "Wer wenn nicht wir", a fun electropop song which explores Wincent's talent in a different genre from what he usually offers. The video is as fun as the song, and has the participation of several other artists, such as Alvaro Soler, Fabian Wegerer and Johannes Oerding.


Friday, February 05, 2021

France | M. Pokora - "S'en aller"

RECENT

We remeet French singer M. Pokora in his new single! "S'en aller" is a well-paced pop song with a melody filled of cool Latin and local elements. The song is part of Pokora's latest album, a new edition of his 2019 release "Pyramide".


Poland | Paweł Tur - "Wiosna"

BRAND NEW

Paweł Tur is a singer, songwriter and musician from Poland. Listen to his charming voice in his latest single: "Wiosna" is a wonderful guitar-led song with a very marking chorus.


United Kingdom | Rag'n'Bone Man - "All you ever wanted"

BRAND NEW

British artist Rag'N'Bone Man is finally back with new music! He is promoting his upcoming studio album, "Life by disadventure", with the release of the single "All you ever wanted". The song brings back the glorious sounds of classic Brit-pop, resulting in a captivating track from beginning to end.


Netherlands | Danilo Kuiters - "Zijn het je ogen"

RECENT

Single after single, Danilo Kuiters shows he knows how to make romantic songs in a marvelous manner. The latest sample is "Zijn het je ogen", a single that brings a shower of emotions and passion.


North Macedonia | Vlatko Stefanovski - "Ogledalo"

RECENT

Vlatko Stefanovski is a Macedonian guitarist and singer who was born in Prilep in 1957. He's a household name in the Balkan music scene, and his most recent single is a sample of his grandiose work. "Ogledalo" is a wonderful pop-rock song with a very enjoyable melody.


Thursday, February 04, 2021

Italy | Ornella Vanoni - "Un sorriso dentro al pianto"

BRAND NEW

Ornella Vanoni (Milan, 1934) is one of the biggest divas of the Italian music scene. Her career spans 60 years and countless albums and singles, all which earned her the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic. She has recently released the single "Un sorriso dentro al pianto", a song checks all the boxes that a singer with her importance deserves to have. It's wonderful and grandiose!


Sweden | Boy In Space - "Dance alone"

BRAND NEW

Swedish artist Boy In Space is back with a new single! His latest release is entitled "Dance alone", an exciting blend of pop sounds with a deep set of lyrics which delve about what it is to live in modern times.


Latvia | Lauris Reiniks feat. Liepa - "Savi"

BRAND NEW

Being a popular name across the Baltic region, Latvian star Lauris Reiniks usually releases songs in his native Latvian, in Estonian and in Lithuanian. For his latest single, he teamed up with a singer from each country: with Estonia's Luisa Värk (born in Elva in 1987) for "Sinuga", with Latvia's Alise Haijima (Riga, 1998)  for "Savējais", and with Lithuanian newcomer Liepa for "Savi" (featured below). The songs are sweet, piano-led ballads which mix the duets of voices in a beautiful way.


Germany | VIZE feat. Tokio Hotel - "White lies"

BRAND NEW

German artists VIZE and Tokio Hotel have recently released a bombastic collaboration togheter. "White lies" is a mixture of electronic and dark pop that blends the best of both artists!

Updated on February 19th, 2021, with the official video.


Albania | Ermal Meta - "No satisfaction"

BRAND NEW

Albanian-born Italian singer Ermal Meta returns to our site! His latest single is "No satisfaction", and it is a masterpiece of indie pop-rock! The song has a unique energy and a chorus that is strong and very memorable.


Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Denmark | Soels - "Say it"

BRAND NEW

Søren Emil Lunøe Schiødt is Soels, a 25-year-old singer and songwriter from Copenhagen. His music draws influences from R&B and soul, as we can appreciate in "Say it". The song boasts an engaging melody that will make you bob your head up and down to the rhythm!


Malta | Gaia Cauchi - "Over you"

RECENT

Born in Sliema in 2002, Gaia Cauchi is a young Maltese singer who rose to prominence as the winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2013 with the song "The start". Her latest single is "Over you", an easy-listening electropop song with a slowly-paced, delightful melody.


Spain | Bustamante - "Dos hombres y un destino"

BRAND NEW

Spanish singer David Bustamante will soon celebrate 20 years in the music business. And he has recently re-released one of his very first hit singles. We're talking about "Dos hombres y un destino", a song that was part of his 2002 debut album "Bustamante". The track retains its anthemic vibe, proving that it's one of the modern classics of Hispanic music.

Switzerland | Beatrice Egli - "Mini Schwiiz, mini heimat"

RECENT

Swiss singer Beatrice Egli is back with us! She has recently released a new single. "Mini Schwiiz, mini heimat" is a schlager homage to her home country, Switzerland.

United Kingdom | Bow Anderson - "New wave"

BRAND NEW

British singer Bow Anderson is back with a new single. In "New wave", she presents a groovy pop song with a very captivating R&B melody. The chorus is quite upwards and entertaining!

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Poland | Tulia - "Burza"

RECENT

Polish group Tulia are back with a new sinlge! We're talking about "Burza", a song that shows, once again, they know how to make folk music in a very unique, strong and haunting manner.

North Macedonia | Lara Ivanova - "Nekogas ke pomine"

BRAND NEW

Macedonian singer Lara Ivanova returns with a haunting new single. "Nekogas ke pomine" is a compelling electropop song with a hypnotic ambience and very inviting beats.

Germany | Sarah Connor - "Bye bye"

RECENT

It's time we check up on German singer Sarah Connor! She has dazzled us with her most recent release. We're talking about "Bye bye", a soft, mid-tempo pop that is made super enjoyable thanks to Sarah's soft voice.

France | Kyo - "Ego"

BRAND NEW

French band Kyo are back with an electric new single! In "Ego", they play with powerful rock sounds that are enhanced by the music video, which play some of the band's most iconic scenes from their live shows.

Denmark | Vera feat. Jada - "Lifetime"

RECENT

Vera is the stage name of Copenhagen's William Asingh, one of the most prominent music producers from Denmark. Jada is Emilie Mølsted, a Danish singer and songwriter who was born in Bisserup in 1993. They gathered their talents in "Lifetime", a charming country pop song with an irresistible mood.

Monday, February 01, 2021

Switzerland | Vincent Gross - "Hautnah"

BRAND NEW

Sounds European! remeets Swiss star Vincent Gross. He has just released a new single. We are talking about "Hautnah". It's a very entertaining electropop song with cool hints of schlager in the melody.